Maifest – 2019

Date(s) - 05/19/19
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Come join us for our Annual German Celebration!  The event starts with a German-inspired worship service from 9-10 am, with accompanying music by Harvey Becker and Jerry Kahle, with special selections from die St. Peter Kinderchor and Art Johnson.  After the service you can enjoy a Schnitzel Dinner, Brats & Kraut, German Beer, Music & Entertainment, Children’s Games, Silent Auction, Maibaum and Children’s Maibaum Raising, Maifest Markt (Antiques, European Imports, Plants, Crafts, etc.), great fellowship and more!

This year’s Maifest will include a performance by Squeezebox Featuring Ted Lang and Molli B!

Other great entertainment for this year’s event will include: Bill Koncar, The Bavarian Musikmeisters, S.G. Edelweiss Schuhplattlers, Brass Barn Polka Band and more!

Ticket Information:
Dinner Tickets cost $12 and are available to purchase online! Simply order tickets safely with PayPal and present proof of purchase at the event! Proof of purchase includes your emailed receipt shown from your phone or a bring a printed copy. If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation to the Fellowship Hall Restoration Project, you may do that online by clicking here.

There will be limited parking at the event, but there will be a FREE shuttle service available to and from the event. Parking is available at CCLS, and the shuttle will run back and forth to the event starting at 7:30 am. The shuttle will run every 30 minutes until 6:00 pm. View the entire shuttle schedule to help plan your day!

The full schedule and list of events and attractions can be found on the 2019 Poster.  Feel free to print out the poster and post it around to invite others!

Silent Auction:
If you have any questions about the silent auction, or on how to donate, please contact Sue and Ruth at

Businesses, vendors and those wishing to donate:
– Vendors that would like to sell their items at the Maifest Markt can download the Reservation Form. The form also includes more information regarding the space available and the event.

Last Year’s Event:
View photos from last year’s event.


Entertainment Sponsors:

Beise Real Estate
B’s on The River
Chiropractic Specialists
CorTrust Bank-Delano
The Dampfwerks Distillery
Derson Manufacturing
Dressel’s Service
Five Technology
Goonga Baloonga’s
Harbor Wine & Spirits
Hendricks Insurance
Johnson Funeral Home
Watertown Fuel and Food
Lakeview Clinic
Lupine Brewing Co.
Market Place Foods-Watertown
Mayer Lumber Company
Memorial Stone Sales
Priority One Lawn Care
Sutherland’s Nursery
The Refoundry
Thrivent Financial-Chad Henke
Watertown & Spring Park Pharmacies


2019 Maifest Silent Auction Donors valued at over $200:

R.F. Moeller Jeweler $250 Gift Certificate
Mayer Lutheran High School Stadium chair and 2019/20 Athletic Family Pass ($280 value)
Breakout Games 2 full games with 8 spots in each ($350 value)
The Park Tavern Free bowling party up to 40 people. 2 hr limit. Max 6 lanes. Min 6 people per lane. Includes bowling and shoes. ($520 value)
Waconia Dodge Chrysler Jeep Three FREE Oil and Filter changes and 1 “The Special” Vehicle Detail. ($222 value)
Lakeside Wine and Spirits Wine Tasting for up to 12 people and hors d’oeuvres. ($500 value)
Geffre Interiors Flooring and Design 4×6 Rug ($300 value)
Minnetonka Orchards and Painter Creek Winery and Cidery Birthday Party Package for 2-1/2 hours at the orchard (see certificate for details) and a wine basket ($340 value)
Marty’s Rusty Iron (612-760-1346) A priceless piece of yard art made out of one of the window frames from St. Peter
WRS Imports 5 bottles of Los Asuna Tequila ($250 value)
Monaco Cocktail 2 mens and 2 womens polos ($200 value)
Karen Flattum/Flattum and Company 6 Julia Knight pieces ($443 value)
Breakthru Beverage LED Fireball light, Fireball sweatshirts, Fireball mens and womens t-shirts, Fireball baseball hats ($1,500+ value)
Jagermeister Basket full of Merchandise
Inbound Brew Co Basket full of Merchandise ($200 value)

JJ Taylor Distributing of Minnesota LaBatt Blue charcoal grill, Cerveza Dos Equis charcoal grill and Schofferhofer Grapefruit beach chair ($340 value)


Maifest Markt Vendors:

Evelyn’s Bunzlau Polish Pottery (Evelyn Engle): Imported Pottery and Groceries
German Specialty Imports (Erika Neidert): German Foods, Gifts and Clothing
All About Fun for Kids (Deb DeBellis): Face Painting
Marty’s Rusty Iron (Marty Wandersee): Lawn Art
Nut House Crazy Crafts (Susan Kohls): Handmade Crafts
Watkins (Barb and Clem Birch): Watkins Home Products
DeNomme Creations (Ashley DeNomme): Woodcrafts, Pallet Signs and Purses
Spielmannszug Minnesota (Tony Schenk): German Karneval Club
Glass Garden Art (Judy Jewison): Vintage Glass Bird Feeders and Garden Art
Tastefully Simple (Stacy Neubarth): Spices, Seasonings Sauces and food Mixes
Color Street Nails (Gretchen Barrett): Nail Polish Strips
Beauty in Trees (Jeff Jewison): Custom Woodturned Products
Come Again By Gabi (Gabriele Bauer): Handmade Jewelry
Perfectly Posh (Carrie Catania): Naturally Based Papering Products
Tupperware (Miranda Curtis): Storage Products for the Home
Bryan and Megan Polzin: Cast Iron, Handmade Soaps and Personal Care Products
Mark E 3rd St Produce (Mark & Megan Freer): Jams, Jellies, Sauerkraut, Garlic Glazes and Pickled Products
Scentsy (Heidi Thompson): Scented Wax, Warmers, Buddies and Cleaning Products
Maritime Roasters (David Kridler): Craft Roasted Whole Bean Coffee
Jess Say Yes (Jessi Spike): Handcrafted Body and Bath Products


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